Volume of 310 letters, arranged by Sir William Fraser, entitled 'Lauderdale Letters belonging to the Marquess of Tweeddale, 1869'. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1664-1672. (Creation)


  • 323 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    323 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The volume contains letters of, and a few letters to, the Duke of Lauderdale, 1664-1672, with a few letters addressed to the 1st and 2nd Marquesses of Tweeddale.

    Nearly all Lauderdale's letters are to the Marquess of Tweeddale or to Sir Robert Moray and concern public affairs.

    For the Duke of Lauderdale's official correspondence as Secretary of State, see MSS.7032-7035.

  • Bibliography

    See also ‘The Lauderdale papers’, edited by O Airy, in 'Camden Society', New Series, volumes, xxxiv, xxxvi, xxxviii (1884-1885), and 'Letters from John, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, to John, 2nd Earl of Tweeddale and others', edited by H M Paton, in 'Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, VI', 3rd series, volume xxxiii (1939).